If you’ve got $23,200 and want something awfully unique as a city car, the Fiat 500 Gucci might just tick the box.

Unashamedly Italian and with the unmistakable Gucci colours proudly covering the sides (hatchback) or roof (cabrio), the Fiat 500 Gucci is not likely to go out of fashion anytime soon.

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It’s not just a regular paint job either, it’s pearl glass paint which makes use of glass beads so the pain shines ‘like a gem’. Very Gucci.

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There’s other Gucci highlights too, such as the alloy wheel centre caps which carry the GG symbol colour matched to the car’s paint and green rear brake callipers.

Move inside and the Fiat 500 Gucci also makes its mark on the seats and seat belts, with the Gucci colours flowing through the cabin. There are plenty of other little highlights, such as chrome elements and a funky velvet-effect treatment for the dashboard.

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The six-speaker 100-watt Interscope sound system is standard on Gucci variants, but Bluetooth audio streaming is not available. Fiat-Chrysler Australia has managed to secure just 101 of the 500 Gucci editions, available in both hatchback and cabrio body types.

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All Gucci models are powered by a 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 74Kw of power and 131Nm of torque.

As with all the high-end Fiat 500s, the Italian city car is available only with a Dualogic clutchless manual transmission, which is an automatic transmission but not in the traditional sense (read the Fiat 500 Review).

More photos in the gallery.




  • MisterZed

    US model Fiat 500 gets a proper 6 speed automatic. We get a crummy robotic manual.

  • Sebastian Style Messiah

    MisterZed, you are spot on… a mainstream auto transmission will be better for Australian buyers. Only the minority of enthusiasts will be disappointed. The US 500 comes from the Toluca Mexican plant, ours come from Poland.

    • JooberJCW

      Exactly then again what sort of ‘enthusiast’ would buy this model 500 anyway

      • LowRezFez

        One who likes fashion?

  • Giuseppe

    I assume you guys were at Lygon street the other day, hence the massive fleet of 500s I saw there. The perfect place for them really, and one of those Gucci 500′s was sitting inside Brunetti’s.

    • http://www.caradvice.com.au/ Alborz Fallah

      Yep…

  • Suqsid

    Was the author half-asleep when writing this article? No offence, but I spotted more than a few mistakes including the “allow wheel centre caps” or “It’s just a regular paint job either, it’s pearl glass paint which makes use of glass beads so the pain shines ‘like a gem’.”

    Just a heads up so that the article can be amended..

    • Force-15

      Hey, cut Alborz some slack. He posted an article on the new Corolla sedan earlier today. That’d make anyone drowsy…

      • http://www.caradvice.com.au/ Alborz Fallah

        haha, indeed. Thanks, errors fixed.

  • Genesis1

    one night out at the cross for dinner tonight, the 14k model parked everywhere…saw one abarth model…my first thought re: the 14k drive away price was wow. nice job! now I take that back, I think they’ve ruined the “classic”…wish porsche changed to $40k drive away. not…

  • $29896495

    RABITTOHS 500 BAMBINO anyone?

  • Guest

    Poor man’s mini, even then still overpriced

    • Jay

      No, Mini is overpriced and being financially prudent is a good thing.

      • Genesis1

        yes although if u compare the MINI cooper S and the Abarth, it’s clear fiat rips u off.

  • Zaccy16

    Very cool little car! with the twin air turbo engine and a manual transmission would make it a great little city car!

  • Norm

    Anything that brings colour to the acres of grey inside modern cars is welcome. Was a time [a long time ago] when the two tone exterior and colourful interior of a new Holden in it’s many versions – standard – Premier….and yes…Brougham…could send a shiver of excitement through the whole family. Alas…for decades…grey was your lot.

    The 500s in their various trims look great.

  • Blitzkrieg

    $14,000 for the standard car and 23 grand for this,
    how do justify 9 grand extra for a couple of red and green stripes
    and a wheel cap?

    • davidz

      The same ,way holden add a crappy french towns name to a dunnydore ad call it calais

      • Karl

        By putting a 3.6 litre V6 in it?

    • Tony

      gucci seat belts, chrome stills, leather seats, Beats audio with sub etc. too much Aussie footie Bk?

  • JooberJCW

    Ahh I see what you did. Haha good one

  • Poison_Eagle

    Nobody else does. ‘this comment was deleted’ We have overzealous Seventh Day Adventists saving us from rude words.

  • Genesis1

    wow how weird…i never knew that guuc from gucci was a “g” word…lol